Samuel Thayer

Samuel Thayer is a well-known expert on edible wild plants and the author of two award-winning books on the subject, Nature's Garden and The Forager's Harvest. For more than two decades, he has taught foraging and field identification. Samuel is an advocate for sustainable food systems who maintains a diversified organic orchard and harvests wild rice, acorns, hickory nuts, maple syrup, and other wild goods in addition to lecturing and writing. With his wife and three children, he lives in a remote area of northern Wisconsin.